'Soldiering on' through illness causes more workplace harm

'Soldiering on' through illness causes more workplace harm

The office orchestra around this point of Autumn is the same year-on-year: there’s an ensemble of coughers; a whole section of splutterers; likely there’s a row or two of sneezers; all backed by a chorus of snifflers.

Yet, what might appear to be earnest hard work – employees dragging themselves into the office in the face of seasonal ailments isn’t the best attitude to have, and can hold negative effects for both worker and employer.

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